[Rack] To whoever put up the webcam in the server closet.

Dr. Jesus j at hug.gs
Sat Nov 13 12:18:59 PST 2010


On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Leif Ryge <leif at synthesize.us> wrote:
>  On 11/13/2010 12:11 PM, Dr. Jesus wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 8:18 PM, Jonathan Lassoff<jof at thejof.com>  wrote:
>>> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Rubin Abdi<rubin at starset.net>  wrote:
>>>> Looking at the setup for a second time, the camera in question was
>>>> hooked up to the machine with all the serial ports consoling into all
>>>> the other machines.
>>> This machine is called "ops". It's a little console server for the
>>> servers and routers in there. Let me know if you want an account to
>>> poke around with.
>>>
>>> I don't think it was saving any pictures. There are some telling
>>> entries in root's and vlc's command history. I think it was just being
>>> setup to multicast video out to the network as a test.
>>>
>>> vlc is no longer running. Maybe reconnect the camera to the computer
>>> and just leave it pointed into a bucket or something until the system
>>> is fleshed out.
>> Just put it on my shelf for now.  I thought Martin had plugged it into
>> the portal hardware, but I guess not.  I'll take care of it when I do
>> the rest of the bringup of the portal software on Tuesday.
> Can you shed any light on what your plans for this project are? As you
> know, many people are opposed to leaving a camera on in the space.

That's what I told Martin, but he disagrees.  Martin, would you care
to summarize the portal project?


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